The Interludes by J.K. Duval – Spotlight

The seven primary characters whether men or women all share the same first name Jordan and that is where the similarities end and the fun begins. A few of their story lines:

Jordan Thomas is one of L.A.’s rising defense attorneys celebrating his thirtieth birthday with his wife Meg and their best friends Mickey and Amanda on a hot September afternoon at a UCLA/Michigan football game (that actually happened in 1989). Meg has planned the entire evening, limo to and from the game, champagne, the works, but it is not till they get home when the game-day action really starts to heat up. Just how hot was the post-game is best summed up by Jordan’s own words to Meg and Amanda while Mickey whips up some post-coitus eggs in the adjacent kitchen; “Thank you both, for the best birthday party I’ve ever had, even better than the time my folks arranged to have pony rides for my eighth birthday.”

Jordan Oldfield is the career focused, thirty-two year old Hollywood studio executive on a flight from Miami to London when she joins the Mile High Club, or as she prefers to call it the Seventh Heaven Club, with the tall and handsome Thomas Chichester on his way to London for his installation as head of his family’s private holding company, after the unexpected death of his father. After a sojourn with girlfriends in Tuscany, Jordan joins Thomas back in London at Claridge’s London for some even steamier interludes.

Jordan Davidson is the driven editor who’s not quite sure of herself in matters of the heart but is desperate for love and romance when literary agent Lisa Grantham walks into NYC’s SoHo House and straight into Jordan’s fantasies.

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Flame by Tara Heavey – Spotlight

Single mother Rachel and young son Ember are on the run from something.

Or is it someone? Something or someone dark and threatening. They hope that they are running towards a better life, a life of hope and light. But will they be able to remain unseen and fully escape their past? To create the future that they both desperately long for and deserve, in the heart of the beautiful and verdant Irish countryside. Perhaps finding healing in the magical landscape itself.

Maybe.

Just maybe.

With the help and romantic attentions of Ben the solitary woodsman and the surprising friendship of Madame Cyn, the bosomy and outspoken cafe-owner. And a friend that Rachel could never have imagined, a ghostly presence from the distant past, this time a positive force.

Add to the mix a mystical forest and the sudden appearance of an orphaned fox cub ….

Through it all. Can the flame of hope and love be kept alive?

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Wildfire by Harlyn Bryan – Spotlight 

Perfect. It was the only word that could describe the relationship of super couple Quinten Duran and Camille Henderson. Alone they were already two of music’s hottest superstars but once they came together they became a media feeding frenzy. The world watched with bated breath as they became America’s sweethearts and quickly cast their judgement when it began to fall apart. Can they survive the flames fanned by the insatiable thirst of their fans for more or will they ultimately be devoured by the wildfire?

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Ruck Me by Rebecca Norinne – Review by Layna

She flies by the seat of her pants, and he’s a no-nonsense kind of guy. When these two opposites attract … oh baby, it’s game on!

I’d called Aoife O’Shaughnessy a number of things, but dumb was never one of them. Through all the trouble she’d gotten into over the years, I never once thought she was actually stupid. Until now. Because I just heard her plan to lose her virginity to the biggest a-hole we know.

My first thought? How the f*ck is Aoife still a virgin? The second? Over my dead body.

So I volunteered for the job instead.

It might be the stupidest thing I’ve ever done, but once the words were out of my mouth, I couldn’t take them back. I didn’t want to. Suddenly, I couldn’t stop wondering what it would be like to kiss the pink-haired sprite I’d known my whole life, to hear her moan my name when she comes.

And I know she’s wondering about me too.

It was only supposed to be sex, but now I’m in deep. I never meant to fall in love with Aoife; this wasn’t supposed to happen. And what came next? Well, neither of us planned on that.

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Grind by Sybil Bartel – Review by Layna

Dane

I’m silent. I’m trained. I’m lethal.

My hand skimming down your thigh, my gaze a weapon—I know more ways to kill you than please you.

But you’re not paying for my aim. You’re paying for my control. Bringing you a breath away from ecstasy, watching you beg as I hold back your release, I’ll show you exactly what you’ve been missing. Your hunger is my currency and five thousand is my price. I only have one rule—no repeats, because I’m not for keeps. I’m for sale.

One slow grind and I’ll give you exactly what you paid for.

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Wicked Takeover by Tina Donahue – Spotlight

She’s just inherited a tattoo parlor…and the hunk who comes with it.

Lauren’s in a helluva mess. Not only has she lost her corporate HR job, she’s just inherited Wicked Brand, a struggling West Palm Beach tattoo parlor…along with the virile dude who runs it. Lauren’s full-figured, sorta pretty, and wanting him badly. Dream on. She’s here to sell the place as quickly as possible for some much-needed cash and score a new position in the corporate world.

Dante’s sinfully hot with a killer smile and beautifully inked biceps. He sees the heat in Lauren’s eyes despite her conservative appearance, recognizing the dynamite woman she could be if she’d just loosen up and have some wicked fun. Dominance and submission. Making love in a public place. Having her lush body always accessible to and ready for his.

Unwilling and unable to keep their hands to themselves, Lauren and Dante turn to carnal games and seduction. Until lust turns to surprising need and friendship to something deeper that might just change their futures.

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Last Exit to Montauk by Phillip Vega – Spotlight

When he approaches her at the market, he has no idea the next three weeks of his life would change him forever.

It’s the late 1980s, summertime, on the North Shore of Long Island. The air stirs with possibilities as it often does during this time of year.

And so, begins the romance between one Hispanic seventeen-year-old male, on the verge of manhood and ready to conquer the world, and one beautiful and intelligent young blonde woman named B.

It is much more than romance, though. B will forever become a part of this young man’s soul. He will never forget her.

This is a coming-of-age story, a love story, replete with milestones, tangled emotions, and adventures that are the embodiments of first love. Not just for the young, but for the young at heart.

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Coveted Kiss by Karen Tjebben – Promo

Bella Chan is a good girl surrounded by alpha-males who aren’t afraid of danger. Unfortunately, that danger comes back to bite her. She can still feel the deadly grip of Hazeem’s hands wrapped around her neck. If Jack hadn’t shown up at Savage Security, she’d be dead. Then, in pure alpha-male fashion, Jack appoints himself her personal bodyguard, but Bella soon realizes that Jack isn’t there to protect her. He’s there to win her heart.

And now, in the aftermath of the attack, the men of Savage Security band together to hunt down the terrorists living on American soil. As they navigate through the intrigue and deception that camouflages their assailants, they also confront the treason that threatens the Nation’s defenses.

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